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December 1, 2022

Festival of Carols 2022 Program Notes

2022-23 Season

The program notes are written by Rena Roussin, Musicologist-in-Residence.   Welcome – for many of you, welcome back –…

October 20, 2022

Elijah Program Notes

2022-23 Season

The program notes are written by Rena Roussin, Musicologist-in-Residence. A resounding success at both its 1846 premiere in Birmingham,…

September 22, 2022

Pilgrim’s Way Program Notes

2022-23 Season

The program notes are written by Rena Roussin, Musicologist-in-Residence. [Content warning: The fourth paragraph of these program notes discusses…

May 12, 2022

Endangered Program Notes

2021-22 Season

Sarah Kirkland Snider is wearing a black dress and standing in a creek. She has long blonde hair.

The program notes are written by Rena Roussin, musicologist and PhD candidate. Today’s concert, “Endangered,” brings together three works…

March 25, 2022

Sacred Music for a Sacred Space 2022 Program Notes

2021-22 Season

The Toronto Mendelssohn Choir was joined by the Nathaniel Dett Chorale for this concert on April 15, 2022.…

November 19, 2021

Festival of Carols 2021 Program Notes

2021-22 Season

The program notes are written by musicologist and PhD student Rena Roussin. Welcome to the 2021 Festival of…

October 18, 2021

Coming to Carry Me Home Program Notes

2021-22 Season

Program notes written by musicologist and PhD student Rena Roussin. Nathaniel Dett’s The Chariot Jubilee (1919) and Johannes…

March 17, 2021

Laurence Lemieux Artist Statement

2020-21 Season

(Laurence Lemieux choreographed and performed a contemporary dance to Bach’s Christ lag in Todesbanden, as part of the TMC’s Sacred…

October 7, 2020

Kannamma Program Notes

2020-21 Season

TMC Program Notes

Kannamma-a Concert of Thanksgiving Streamed online October 10, 2020 Download a PDF version of these Kannamma Program Notes.…

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